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TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VirTra, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTSI), a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, has received a new five-year, single awardee indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from U.S. Department of Homeland Security for U.S. Customs and Border Protection with a potential value of up to $5.0 million.
In addition to receiving the IDIQ contract, VirTra has also received an initial delivery order under this contract from Customs and Border Protection for simulation training products and services valued at $799,000. VirTra anticipates recognizing revenues from this initial order within the next year.
“This new IDIQ contract with Customs and Border Protection is indicative of the additive value we are able to generate with long-standing customers,” said Jason Mulcahy, General Manager of VirTra. “It ensures that CBP has the necessary resources in place to continue utilizing our industry-leading solutions and provides us with an opportunity to further develop this relationship by exploring additional means of assisting the agency in its primary mission of preserving the security of our borders, airports and ports of entry.”
VirTra (NASDAQ: VTSI) is a global provider of judgmental use of force training simulators, firearms training simulators and driving simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets. The company’s patented technologies, software, and scenarios provide intense training for de-escalation, judgmental use-of-force, marksmanship and related training that mimics real-world situations. VirTra’s mission is to save and improve lives worldwide through practical and highly-effective virtual reality and simulator technology. Learn more about the company at www.VirTra.com.
About U.S. Customs & Border Protection
With more than 60,000 employees, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP, is one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations and is charged with keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. while facilitating lawful international travel and trade.
As the United States’ first unified border entity, CBP takes a comprehensive approach to border management and control, combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.
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